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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evade  \E*vade"\  (?),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Evaded};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n..  {Evading}.]  [L.  evadere  evasum,  e  out  +  vadere  to  go 
  walk:  cf  F.  s'['e]vader.  See  {Wade}.] 
  To  get  away  from  by  artifice;  to  avoid  by  dexterity, 
  subterfuge,  address,  or  ingenuity;  to  elude;  to  escape  from 
  cleverly;  as  to  evade  a  blow,  a  pursuer,  a  punishment;  to 
  evade  the  force  of  an  argument. 
 
  The  heathen  had  a  method,  more  truly  their  own  of 
  evading  the  Christian  miracles.  --Trench. 




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